Patriots Rally in Singles Play, Take Down Saints 6-3
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FLORENCE, SC – The North Georgia men's tennis team dropped their second straight Peach Belt Conference match on Sunday afternoon, falling 6-3 to Francis Marion at the Kassab Courts.
The Saints (14-6, 3-5 PBC) have now lost three of their last four conference matches, while the Patriots (19-5, 6-3 PBC) improved to 5-3 at home on the season.
North Georgia got off to a hot start taking two of three in doubles action, but struggled in singles play, losing five of the six matches to suffer the loss.
In singles action, Camasmie was the lone Saints player to win, taking down his opponent 6-3, 6-4 in straight sets at No. 2 singles, while Guida dropped a three-set thriller at No. 3 singles.
The Saints wrap up the regular season on April 17, when they host Augusta State in Peach Belt Conference action.
#10 Francis Marion University 6, #25 North Georgia 3
Apr 15, 2012 at Florence, SC (Kassab Courts)
|1. #13 Alex Caspari (FMUM) def. Felipe Friedrich (NGMEN) 6-0, 6-3|
|2. Mateus Camasmie (NGMEN) def. Jack Bishop (FMUM) 6-3, 6-4|
|3. Gavin Davison (FMUM) def. Mathew Guida (NGMEN) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3|
|4. Jonathan Hain (FMUM) def. Rodrigo Magan (NGMEN) 6-2, 6-2|
|5. Tim Ruepke (FMUM) def. Giovani Santos (NGMEN) 6-4, 6-1|
|6. Dirk Bair (FMUM) def. Brandon Sloan (NGMEN) 7-5, 6-2|
|1. #5 Alex Caspari/Gavin Davison (FMUM) def. Felipe Friedrich/Mateus Camasmie (NGMEN) 8-5|
|2. Mathew Guida/Rodrigo Magan (NGMEN) def. Jack Bishop/Jonathan Hain (FMUM) 8-6|
|3. Giovani Santos/Brandon Sloan (NGMEN) def. Dirk Bair/Tim Ruepke (FMUM) 8-|
|North Georgia 14-6, 3-5; National ranking #25; Regional ranking #6|
|Francis Marion University 10-5, 6-3; National ranking #10; Regional ranking #4|